Category: Cooking & Recipes

Vegan Recipe: Southwestern Black Bean & Brown Rice Veggie Burger

Vegan Recipe: Southwestern Black Bean & Brown Rice Veggie Burger

Ingredients, makes 8 patties 1/2 cup brown rice, uncooked One 15 oz can black beans sauté 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 1 small onion, diced 1 small red (or green) bell pepper, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon store bought taco seasoning (substitute with 1/2 tablespoon cumin powder + 1/2 tablespoon paprika or red chile powder) salt to cook the […]

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Vegan Recipe: Rip Esselstyn’s Mighty Muffins for Mother’s Day

Vegan Recipe: Rip Esselstyn’s Mighty Muffins for Mother’s Day

Makes 6 large muffins or 1 enormous loaf Ingredients: 3 cups oat bran 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons sweetener Juice of 1 lemon 1 large apple, grated 6 brown bananas, lightly mashed (leave some chunks) 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped or halved 1/4 cup raisins 3/4 cup water Instructions: – Preheat oven to 375F. – Combine the […]

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Vegan Recipe: Blueberry Mini-Biscuits

Vegan Recipe: Blueberry Mini-Biscuits

This biscuit recipe, from KCET chef Laura Theodore, is vegan, making use of soy or almond milk and vegan mayo in place of dairy products. Ingredients, Makes 24 mini-biscuits 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons toasted wheat germ 2 teaspoons brown sugar 1-1/4 cups unsweetened Almond […]

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Vegan Recipe: Apricot Smoothie

Vegan Recipe: Apricot Smoothie

This smoothie has a delightfully lighter sweetness than most other smoothies. Apricots are a wonderful source of vitamin A, C, and beta-carotene. Ingredients, Makes 3 servings: 1 cup frozen banana chunks 1 cup frozen apricots 1/4 cup apple juice frozen concentrate 3/4 cup fortified soy- or rice milk Directions: Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Serve […]

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Amazon.com Lists Top 100 Best-selling Vegan Cookbooks

Amazon.com Lists Top 100 Best-selling Vegan Cookbooks

Amazon.com Best Sellers offers readers its top 100 vegan cookbooks, ranked in order based on sales. The list is updated hourly, and with the increase in the number of people exploring a vegan and vegetarian lifestyle, whether full-time or part-time, it will likely see many additions full of wonderful resources. Some of the top sellers include: Vegan Cooking for Carnivores: Over […]

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Vegan Recipe: Artichoke-Walnut Pesto Crostini

Vegan Recipe: Artichoke-Walnut Pesto Crostini

This pesto recipe from WhippedBaking.com can be made 2-3 days in advance and kept in the fridge. Otherwise you can freeze it for up to a month. Ingredients, Serves 4-6: 14 ounces canned artichoke hearts, drained 1 cup packed fresh basil 3/4 cups walnuts, toasted 3 cloves garlic 2 tablespoon lemon juice 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 3/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Mexican Corn Chowder

Vegan Recipe: Mexican Corn Chowder

This chowder recipe from NutritionMD.org is full of spice and flavor, without the added fat or cholesterol. Ingredients, Makes 10, 1-cup servings 2 – 3 cups peeled and chopped potatoes (about 1 pound) 2 cups vegetable broth or water 1 yellow onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried basil […]

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Vegan Recipe: Curried Carrot Soup

Vegan Recipe: Curried Carrot Soup

This vibrant and velvety soup is great hot or chilled. 1 tbs. ghee or coconut oil 1 yellow onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 2 stalks celery, chopped (about ¾ cup) 3½ cups carrots, peeled and chopped 2 tbs. minced gingerroot 1 tbs. curry powder 1 can coconut milk (about 14 ounces) 4 cups vegetable stock ½ tsp. salt, or to […]

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Vegan Recipe: Raw Baby Kale Salad with Apples, Sunflower Seeds, and Lemon-Dijon Vinaigrette

Vegan Recipe: Raw Baby Kale Salad with Apples, Sunflower Seeds, and Lemon-Dijon Vinaigrette

(Makes 4 servings; recipe created by Kalyn, probably with inspiration from this Kale and Apple Salad.) Salad Ingredients: 5 oz. mixed baby kale leaves (or use Red Russian Kale leaves, chopped; I used Earthbound Farm Baby Kale Mix) 1 large apple (I used Honeycrisp, but any flavorful apple will work. Red apples will look prettier!) 1/4 cup dry-roasted sunflower seeds […]

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Carol Alt’s Raw Recipe for Quinoa & Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes

Carol Alt’s Raw Recipe for Quinoa & Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes

Nearly twenty years ago, thanks to a raw food diet, Carol Alt cured a world of headaches, stomach issues, and fatigue and became healthier, more energetic, and slimmer than she’s ever been. In her new book Easy Sexy Raw she shares how anyone can experience the benefits of the uncooked lifestyle. Carol takes all of the intimidation out of going raw, […]

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